Production Blog
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Mon Sep 7, 2015 10:22 AM CDT

DECATUR, Illinois (DTN) -- Those farmers who need heat units to finish out this crop should give thanks for the Farm Progress Show. We always seem to have a scorcher when this event comes to Decatur.

I wish I could say I learned a lot of new stuff from pounding the pavement during the early September heat wave. It's a great place to look at shiny new equipment and whistle a wow over the enormous machines. Yields from the harvesting demonstrations were coming in around 200 bushel per acre and 19% moisture -- I found that to be good news ...

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